The evolution of ‘states’ rights’ in the age of Donald Trump
WGBH - 07/26/2017
But President Donald Trump has altered the calculus for litigants when it comes to arguments grounded in states’ rights. The expansion of federal rights is no longer seemingly inexorable. On the contrary, the opposite has become the signature of this administration. That means progressives may occasionally feel compelled to draw on states’ rights to play defense, not offense.